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Jobs: Today Apple is going to reinvent the phone

About 45 minutes into his keynote, Apple CEO Steve Jobs said, "I have been looking forward to this for two and a half years," followed that with "Today Apple is going to reinvent the phone," and then proceeded to introduce the iPhone, which he called a leapfrog product that is much smarter than the previous generation of mobile phones, combining the iPod, mobile phone, 2-megapixel camera and an Internet communicator in one device.

January 9, 2007 by Dan Farber


Apple-Cisco iPhone dispute almost resolved

Note:Corrected a few items below: Changed headline from:Apple-Cisco iPhone dispute almost resolved toApple-Cisco iPhone dispute almost resolvedBegin post:Apple blazed out of the gate at Macworld touting its iPhone leaving a big question mark. Doesn't the iPhone name belong to Cisco.

January 9, 2007 by


Video: Jobs pushes play on Apple TV

At San Francisco's Moscone Center, Apple Computer CEO Steve Jobs opens Macworld 2007 by unveiling Apple TV. The new box will allow five computers to connect to the device, creating a hub for the digital living room.

January 9, 2007 by


Declaring war on botnets

Internet security has never been worse. Is this a war we can win, or are Internet crimes destined to be a bigger and bigger part of all our futures?

January 8, 2007 by Phil Windley


Forget the iPhone. Will Jobs unveil the iPod Phone tomorrow?

Even with the consumer product frenzy peaking at CES in Las Vegas, the tech world is  awaiting Steve Jobs' next big magic trick. Will he or won't he produce an Apple cell phone--not an iPhone because that name is taken, but perhaps something called the iPod Phone or iPod C or iPod X or whatever.

January 8, 2007 by Dan Farber

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Dennis Howlett's equation: Attention + composition = x2 revenue

Fellow Enterprise Irregular, blogger and IT/finance consultant Dennis Howlett offers a guest post on the state of business application software, connecting the dots between Erasure,, social media, attention, Paris Hilton, James Governor, Jeff Nolan, Oracle, SAP, Freshbooks, thingamy, Eternal Recurrence, Sage, Infor, Larry Ellison and Marc Benioff.

January 8, 2007 by Dan Farber


Brazil: the beginning of the end of anonymity?

Brazilian Senator Eduardo Azeredo has introduced a bill that would make it a crime to surf the Web behind a mask. If the bill is passed, you'll land in jail for four years if you "send e-mail, join chat, write a blog or download content anonymously.

January 8, 2007 by Ed Gottsman